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Tri-rated Cable to BS6231

Application and Description

Tri-rated Cable to BS6231 Cable panel wiring is a high temperature, flame retardant cable designed for use in the switch control, relay and instrumentation panels of power switchgear and for purposes such as internal connectors in rectifier equipment, motor starters and controllers. Tri-rated Cable is sometimes referred to as BS6231 Cable or Panel Wire.

Cable Construction

Fine bare copper strands
Stranding to BS 6360 Class 5 or IEC 60228 Class 5
Special heat resistant PVC core insulation

Industrial Cables Tri-rated Cable to BS6231

Core Identification

Black, Blue, Brown, Red, White, Yellow, Grey, Violet, Pink, Green/Yellow, Other colours are available on
request

Technical Characteristics

Working voltage: 600/1000v
Minimum bending radius: 6xOverall diameter
Operating temperature: 0º C to +90º C (105°C for 15,000 hours)
Flame retardant: IEC 60332.1
Insulation resistance: 20 MΩxkm

Cable Parameter

AWG
(No of Strands/
Strand Diameter)
No. of Cores  x Nominal Cross Sectional Area
#xmm²
Nominal Thickness of Insulation
mm
Nominal Overall
Diameter
mm
Nominal Weight kg/km
20(16/32) 1x0.5 0.80 2.50 12
18(24/32) 1x0.75 0.80 2.70 15
17(32/32) 1x1 0.80 2.95 18
16(30/30) 1x1.5 0.80 3.20 23
14(50/30) 1x2.5 0.80 3.65 34
12(56/28) 1x4 0.80 4.20 48
10(84/28) 1x6 0.80 4.70 67
8(80/26) 1x10 1.14 6.50 119
6(128/26) 1x16 1.52 8.00 187
4(200/26) 1x25 1.52 9.40 291
2(280/26) 1x35 1.52 10.60 406
1(400/26) 1x50 2.02 12.90 580
2/0(356/24) 1x70 2.02 14.60 780
3/0(485/24) 1x95 2.02 16.10 1055
4/0(614/24) 1x120 2.02 17.90 1175
300 MCM (765/24) 1x150 2.41 20.20 1425
350 MCM (944/24) 1x185 2.41 22.85 1735
500MCM(1225/24) 1x240 2.41 24.40 2310

*Cables above 120mm2 in size are referred to as Bi-rated since the CSA standard applies only to sizes up to and
including 120mm2